What is another word for dyke?

Pronunciation: [dˈa͡ɪk] (IPA)

The word "dyke" is considered a slur towards lesbians and bisexual women. It is important to use respectful and inclusive language when referring to any community. Some synonyms for the word "dyke" that are more respectful and inclusive include "lesbian," "queer," "sapphic," and "WLW" (women loving women). These terms acknowledge and celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community in an affirming way. It is important to understand and embrace language that promotes inclusivity, diversity, and respect towards all individuals, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect of their identity.

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    • Proper noun, singular
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What are the hypernyms for Dyke?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    lesbian, same-sex relationship, LGBTQ+ relationship, gay relationship, non-heterosexual relationship.

Usage examples for Dyke

So with head upraised, he ran a score of paces along the dyke, waving his outstretched arms.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
What is a dyke?
James Geikie
It's a natural dam-a dyke, I think they call it.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Dyke

  • There's always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself - whether it's Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc. - because that's the piece that they need to key in to. They want to dismiss everything else.
    Audre Lorde

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